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Related to Spasmodic dysphonia: Spasmodic torticollis
Difficulty in speaking, usually evidenced by hoarseness.
[New Latin : dys- + Greek -phōniā, -phony.]
dys·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.
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(Pathology) any impairment in the ability to speak normally, as from spasm or strain of the vocal cords
[C18: New Latin, from Greek: harshness of sound, from dys- + -phōnia -phony]
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dys•pho•ni•a(dɪsˈfoʊ ni ə)
any disturbance of normal vocal function.
dys•phon′ic (-ˈfɒn ɪk) adj.
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speech problems resulting from damage to or malformation of the speech organs.See also: Speech
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n. disfonía, ronquera.
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